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In Roman mythology, Rome was founded on April 21, 753 BCE by the twin descendants of the Trojan prince Aeneas, Romulus and Remus. Romulus killed Remus in a quarrel over where their city was to be located and became the first of seven Kings of Rome, as well as the source of the city's name.

Legend says that Numa Pompilius, Rome's second king, was born on the day of Rome's founding, the youngest of Pomponius's four sons.

Titus Tatius is the king of the Sabines.

Beginning of the Roman 'Ab urbe condita' calendar. Rome adopts Etruscan alphabet, which the Etruscans themselves had adopted from the Greeks.

Legend says that Romans abducted Sabine women to populate the newly built town, the first recorded example of bride kidnapping. The resultant conflict ended only by the women throwing themselves and their children between the armies of their fathers and their husbands.


Ashur-nirari V king of Assyria


Alcmaeon Archon of Athens


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